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Texas Roadhouse Inc (TXRH.OQ)

TXRH.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Wayne Taylor

61 2011 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Scott Colosi

52 2015 President, Chief Financial Officer

Scott Jacobsen

51 2016 Chief Marketing Officer

Celia Catlett

40 2013 General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Gregory Moore

67 2005 Lead Independent Director

James Parker

70 2004 Independent Director

James Ramsey

68 2004 Independent Director

Kathleen Widmer

55 2013 Independent Director

James Zarley

72 2004 Independent Director

Tonya Robinson

2015 Senior Director of Investor Relations and Financial Reporting

Biographies

Name Description

Wayne Taylor

Mr. Wayne Kent Taylor is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He is our founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer, a position he resumed in August 2011. Mr. Taylor previously served as Chief Executive Officer from 2000 until 2004, at which time Mr. Taylor became Chairman of the Company, an executive position. Before his founding of our concept in 1993, Mr. Taylor founded and co-owned Buckhead Bar and Grill in Louisville, Kentucky. Mr. Taylor was appointed to the Board of Directors and the Compensation Committee of Papa John's International, Inc., in May 2011.

Scott Colosi

Mr. Scott M. Colosi is President, Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He was appointed President in August 2011 and has served as Chief Financial Officer since January 2015. Previously, Mr. Colosi served as our Chief Financial Officer from September 2002 to August 2011. From 1992 until September 2002, Mr. Colosi was employed by YUM! Brands, Inc., owner of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell brands. During this time, Mr. Colosi served in various financial positions and, immediately prior to joining us, was Director of Investor Relations. Mr. Colosi has over 25 years of experience in the restaurant industry.

Scott Jacobsen

Mr. Scott Chris Jacobsen is Chief Marketing Officer of the Company. He joined Texas Roadhouse in January 2003 and has served as Vice President of Marketing since 2011. Prior to joining us, Mr. Jacobsen was employed by Papa John’s International and Waffle House, Inc. where he held various senior level marketing positions. He has over 20 years of restaurant industry experience.

Celia Catlett

Ms. Celia P. Catlett is General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the Company. She was appointed General Counsel in November 2013. She joined Texas Roadhouse in May 2005 and served as Associate General Counsel from July 2010 until her appointment as General Counsel. She has served as Corporate Secretary since 2011. Prior to joining us, Ms. Catlett practiced law in New York City. Ms. Catlett has 15 years of legal experience, including over 10 years of experience in the restaurant industry.

Gregory Moore

Mr. Gregory N. Moore is Lead Independent Director of the Company. He served as the Senior Vice President and Controller of Yum! Brands, Inc. until he retired in 2005. He is currently a financial consultant and private investor. Yum! Brands is the worldwide parent company of Taco Bell, KFC and Pizza Hut. Prior to becoming Yum! Brands' Controller, Mr. Moore was the Vice President and General Auditor of Yum! Brands. Before that, he was with PepsiCo, Inc. and held the position of Vice President, Controller of Taco Bell and Controller of PepsiCo Wines & Spirits International, a division of PepsiCola International. Before joining PepsiCo, he was an Audit Manager with Arthur Young & Company in its New York, New York and Stamford, Connecticut offices. Mr. Moore is a certified public accountant in the States of New York and California. In July 2011, Mr. Moore joined the board of Newegg, Inc., a privately held on-line retailer specializing in computer and computer-related equipment, and serves as the chair of the compensation committee, the audit committee and the nominating committee. Mr. Moore also serves on the board of EF&TRH Restaurants (HK) Holding Limited, a Texas Roadhouse, Inc. joint venture in China.

James Parker

Mr. James F. Parker is Independent Director of the Company. He retired as Chief Executive Officer and Vice-Chairman of the Board of Southwest Airlines Co., a position he held from June 2001 through July 2004. Before serving at Southwest Airlines as Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Parker served as General Counsel of that company from 1986 until June 2001, and was previously a shareholder in the San Antonio, Texas law firm of Oppenheimer, Rosenberg, Kelleher and Wheatley. Mr. Parker serves as a member of the board of directors of Sammons Enterprises, Inc., a private company.

James Ramsey

Dr. James R. Ramsey is Independent Director of the Company. He is the president of the University of Louisville, a position he has held since September 2002. Before becoming president, he served as senior policy advisor and state budget director for the Commonwealth of Kentucky as well as senior professor of economics and public policy at the University of Louisville since 1999. Dr. Ramsey has held numerous academic positions, including serving as vice chancellor for finance and administration at both the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Western Kentucky University. He has been associate dean, assistant dean and director of public administration in the College of Business Administration at Loyola University and a research associate for the University of Kentucky's Center for Public Affairs. He has served on the faculties of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Western Kentucky University, the University of Kentucky, Loyola University, and Middle Tennessee State University in addition to the University of Louisville. Dr. Ramsey has also held a number of positions in state government, including interim commissioner of the Office of the New Economy and special advisor to the chairman of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education. Dr. Ramsey serves on the board of directors and chairs the audit committee of Community Trust Bancorp, Inc.

Kathleen Widmer

Ms. Kathleen (Kathy) M. Widmer is Independent Director of the Company. She was appointed President of the Johnson & Johnson Consumer OTC division, which provides healthcare solutions through well-known and trusted over the counter medicines and products, including Tylenol®, Zyrtec®, Motrin®, Pepcid®, Sudafed®, Benadryl® and Imodium®, in August 2015. She was previously with Johnson & Johnson for 21 years, until 2009, where she held numerous positions, including serving as Vice President, Marketing, McNeil Consumer Healthcare. Prior to re-joining Johnson & Johnson, she served as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Elizabeth Arden, Inc. from 2009 to 2015, and was responsible for the global growth strategy and marketing execution of the Elizabeth Arden Brand as well as the company's extensive portfolio of fragrances. She is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y. and served for five years as a U.S. Army officer. She held positions of increasing responsibility in the Field Artillery, reaching the rank of Captain and Battery Commander of a 400-soldier training unit in Fort Sill, Oklahoma.

James Zarley

Mr. James R. Zarley is Independent Director of the Company. He has previously served as chairman, chief executive officer and chairman of the board of Conversant, a single-source provider of media, technology and services across major interactive marketing channels which previously operated under the name ValueClick, Inc., and was a member of Conversant's board of directors from 1999 until his retirement in 2014. Mr. Zarley shaped the company into a global leader in online marketing solutions. Prior to joining Conversant, Mr. Zarley was chief operating officer of Hiway Technologies, where he was a leading member of the management team that closed the merger with Verio in 1999. Prior to that, Mr. Zarley was chairman and chief executive officer of Best Internet until it merged with Hiway Technologies in 1998. Mr. Zarley also founded and later sold Quantech Information Services, now an ADP company. In addition, he spent 19 years at RCA in various senior management roles. Currently, he serves on the board of directors of several private companies.

Tonya Robinson

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Wayne Taylor

1,393,290

Scott Colosi

1,032,040

Scott Jacobsen

1,852,660

Celia Catlett

488,754

Gregory Moore

93,500

James Parker

46,000

James Ramsey

37,500

Kathleen Widmer

30,000

James Zarley

37,000

Tonya Robinson

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As Of  27 Dec 2016